Confederate Letters and Diaries, 1861-1865

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Walbrook Davis Swank
BURD STREET Press, May 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 197 pages
Confederate Letters and Diaries brings to modern readers many interesting, fascinating writings of Confederate soldiers. Colonel Swank has included numerous eyewitness, and often heart rending accounts of battlefield scenes, hardships faced in camp, on the march, or in prison-this collection even includes a diary of a Virginia cavalryman held in a Federal military prison. The words of those soldiers from Dixie bring their turbulent years strikingly alive.

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About the author (2007)

Swank is a member of the Society of Civil War Historians and the Military Order of the Stars and Bars from which he received its Distinguished Service Award. He has had a distinguished career in the United States Air Force, which included a short tour in the White House. The colonel holds a master's degree in American Military History.

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